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Measuring World Hunger Day

Note from Beth: My take away from this guest post is the advice that my co-author, KD Paine, has been saying for years.    ”Don’t measure the world, if you don’t have the time and resources to do so.”   It is a key theme in our book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.”     What we talk about is the idea of taking baby steps in measurement to build the practice and you won’t be able to do that if you attempt to measurement too many things and collect too much data.    

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Embrace the Data, Change the World

I’m in Boston with Katie Paine as part of our book tour for “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” where we jointly delivered a keynote at the e-metrics conference yesterday.  … Read More

Big Data Without Defining Success First Is A Big Mistake

With the release of the “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World, I’m looking forward to participating in the conversation about how nonprofits can use measurement, data, and learning to for social change.

We are living in a “Big Data” is a theme I’m seeing discussed this past month in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors.  … Read More

Announcing Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book

I’m thrilled to announce the publication of my second book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:Using Data to Change the World,” with co-author and measurement goddess KD Paine.     The book is about how nonprofits can measure and improve results from leveraging their networks.   … Read More

Attention Data Nerds! NTEN Change Journal: It’s All About Data

The new issue of the NTEN Change Journal is all about data!  Or rather how we all should love data!  Whether you call it data-driven or data-informed,  the issue has several excellent articles about how to use data for decision-making as well as lots of useful tips!  … Read More